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HTC Desire 12 (2018) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6739
PowerVR GE8100
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1440 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the Desire 12 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Desire 12 phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6739 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The HTC Desire 12 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2730 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1440 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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HTC Desire 12 specifications

BrandHTC
NameDesire 12
ModelDESIRE12
Release date2018

Body

The weight of HTC Desire 12 is about 4.83 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (5.85 x 2.79 x 0.32 inches).

Weight4.83 oz
Dimensions5.85 x 2.79 x 0.32 inches
Colorsblack, gold, purple, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC Desire 12 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek MT6739
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8100

Display

The size of Desire 12 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of HTC Desire 12 with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC Desire 12 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Desire 12 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HTC Desire 12 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Desire 12 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2730 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Desire 12 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 2730 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of HTC Desire 12 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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